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COVID: Scientists report T-cell immunity in major boost – ‘Cautiously optimistic’

COVID-19 is an infectious disease that has been confirmed in almost 50 million people across the world, while more than one million have died from the virus. If you develop any of the key coronavirus symptoms, you should get tested for the infection straight away. The UK has seen a sharp rise in the number… Read More »

Pfizer urged to hold off on coronavirus vaccine until late November: report

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla and his vaccine partner BioNTech have said the companies expect phase 3 data by the end of October—and that an FDA application could soon follow. But more than 60 researchers and bioethicists urged the partners to wait for more safety data before submitting their shot for a green light, Bloomberg reports. The experts called on… Read More »

Coronavirus antibody tests become surprising new trend at wellness spas, Botox clinics, report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Across the U.S., a range of businesses are throwing in antibody tests with their normal services amid a surge in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, though health experts caution that many have not been approved by the Food and… Read More »

Bayer version of COVID-19 antimalarial hopeful may come with quality concerns: report

Drugmakers are rushing to supply millions of doses of hydroxychloroquine, a cheap generic in testing as a possible treatment for COVID-19, after public interest sent demand through the roof. But donated batches of the antimalarial drug from Bayer—which haven’t been approved by the FDA—are drawing quality concerns.  The U.S. government has grown worried that millions of doses of… Read More »

US spies having trouble assessing coronavirus spread in China, Russia: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. With nearly 800,000 coronavirus cases worldwide, intelligence agencies in the U.S. are having difficulties determining the outbreak situation in countries such as China, Russia, and North Korea, government sources told Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo previously suggested… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »